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1961 | B/N | 89:00

Cléo, a young singer, is waiting for some important X-rays that will be ready at 6:30. Suddenly, she finds herself faced with the prospect of death. Over the course of an hour and a half, she meets with her lover, a pianist, a friend, and then a soldier. She walks and walks, gradually opening her eyes to the world.

Country: Italia, Francia
Direction: Varda; Agnès
Script: Varda; Agnès
Production: de Beauregard; Georges
Photography: Rabier; Jean
Sound: Labussière; Jean
Music: Legrand; Michel
Cast:Legrand; Michel, Blanck; Dorothée, Davray; Dominique, Bourseiller; Antoine, Marchand; Corinne
Art direction: Evein; Bernard
Participation year at FICM: 2019

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